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Ransomware attacks: How to protect against real-life data hostage threats

Ransomware attacks: How to protect against real-life data hostage threats

Ransomware attacks: How to protect against real-life data hostage threatsThe plot of every Hollywood movie ever made about hostage for ransom situations always ends in the same way: the hero saves the day and the villain goes to jail. But real life isn’t always a movie, and holding data for ransom is becoming more common. In fact, ransomware attacks are on the rise across verticals. Ransomware is a type of malicious software, or malware, that bad actors use to restrict access to data until the target pays a fee

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Advice on Anti-Ransomware Day: Prepare as if it’s any other kind of cyberattack

ransomwareIT World Canada | May 12, 2021 – If you’re well-prepared for any cyberattack you’re prepared for ransomware. “Ransomware is a disaster recovery event,” says Robert Capps, vice-president of innovation at the NuData Security division of Mastercard. “And for a lot of organizations, it’s a fairly mild one. For others, it can be business-impacting. “When you talk to CISOs about any sort of disaster situation it comes down to resiliency and recoverability. Ransomware is just a fancy disruption attack. There

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